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Spina Bifida Meningocele

By definitionSpina Bifida Occulta” means “hidden split spine.” The term is misleading because it is used to describe several conditions.

Spina Bifida Meningocele is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Spina Bifida Meningocele books and related discussion.

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MCSHN Health Condition Fact Sheet: Spina Bifida
undetected spina bifida occulta because the under-developed gap in the the only external sign of spina bifida occulta. 2.
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Fact Sheet (fs12)
Spina Bifida - Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Most babies born with meningocele grow up without complications. Some have minor disabilities.

Suggested News Resources

What Is Spina Bifida? What Causes Spina Bifida?
Spina bifida is a congenital malformation in which there is something wrong with the bone in the vertebral column, exposing the spinal cord which should be protected within the vertebral column.
Recent advances in fetal surgery for spina bifida
Nurses from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) decided to further their research into fetal surgery specifically for spina bifida.

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Spina bifida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
X-ray image of Spina bifida occulta in S-1. Unfused arch of C1 at CT. Occulta is Latin for "hidden".
Spina Bifida
There are three types of spina bifida: spina bifida occulta, meningocele, and Spina bifida occulta is the mildest and most common form of this disorder.
Myelomeningocele: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Spina bifida refers to any birth defect involving incomplete closure of the spine. Myelomeningocele is the most common type of spina bifida.
Spina Bifida Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological Disorders
Types of Spina Bifida
Aug 22, 2010 The three main types of spina bifida are spina bifida occulta, meningocele, and myelomeningocele.

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